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[texts]Ohmic contacts to P-type gallium nitride - Liu, Bo,
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[texts]Structural transformation induced by locked nucleic acid or 2?-O-methyl nucleic acid site-specific modifications on thrombin binding aptamer. (Volume 8) - Liu, Bo
This article is from Chemistry Central Journal, volume 8.AbstractBackground: Locked nucleic acid (LNA) and 2'–O-methyl nucleic acid (OMeNA) are two of the most extensively studied nucleotide derivatives in the last decades. However, how they affect DNA quadruplex structures remains largely unknown. To explore their possible biological affinities for quadruplexes, we investigated how LNA- or OMeNA-substitutions affect G-quadruplex structure formation using a thrombin binding aptamer (TBA), the ...
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[texts]Bis(10-meth-oxy-benzo[h]quinolinium) tetra-chloridozinc. (Volume 68) - Dong, Zhenming
This article is from Acta Crystallographica Section E: Structure Reports Online, volume 68.AbstractIn the title compound, (C14H12NO)2[ZnCl4], the benzo[h]quinolinium groups are approximately planar, with maximum deviations of 0.049 (8) and 0.056 (9) Å. The meth­oxy groups are stabilized by intra­molecular N—H⋯O hydrogen bonds. The structure also exhibits weak inter­molecular N—H⋯Cl hydrogen bonds between the cations and anions...
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[texts]ARDB--Antibiotic Resistance Genes Database. (Volume 37) - Liu, Bo
This article is from Nucleic Acids Research, volume 37.AbstractThe treatment of infections is increasingly compromised by the ability of bacteria to develop resistance to antibiotics through mutations or through the acquisition of resistance genes. Antibiotic resistance genes also have the potential to be used for bio-terror purposes through genetically modified organisms. In order to facilitate the identification and characterization of these genes, we have created a manually curated database...
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[texts]catena-Poly[[diaquazinc(II)]-?-trans-4,4?-diazenediyldibenzoato-?4O,O?:O??,O???]. (Volume 65) - Liu, Bo
This article is from Acta Crystallographica Section E: Structure Reports Online, volume 65.AbstractThe title compound, [Zn(C14H8N2O4)(H2O)2]n, consists of zigzag chains of Zn atoms bridged by azobenzene-4,4′-dicarboxyl­ate ligands. The ZnII atom, lying on a twofold rotation axis, is coordinated by four O atoms from the carboxyl­ate groups and two water mol­ecules, giving rise to a considerably distorted octa­hedral coordination envionment...
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[texts]Poly[(?-?-hexa-cosa-oxidoocta-molybdato)tetra-kis-[3-(2-pyrid-yl)pyrazole]-dizinc (II)]. (Volume 66) - Hao, Lujiang
This article is from Acta Crystallographica Section E: Structure Reports Online, volume 66.AbstractIn the hydro­thermally prepared title compound, [Mo8Zn2O26(C8H7N3)4]n or {[Zn(C8H7N3)2]2(Mo8O26)}n, the ZnII atom is coordinated by two N,N′-bidentate 3-(2-pyrid­yl)pyrazole ligands and two O atoms from adjacent octa­molybdate polyanions, generating a distorted cis-ZnO2N4 octa­hedral geometry for the divalent metal ion...
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[texts]MetaPath: identifying differentially abundant metabolic pathways in metagenomic datasets. (Volume 5) - Liu, Bo
This article is from BMC Proceedings, volume 5.AbstractBackground: Enabled by rapid advances in sequencing technology, metagenomic studies aim to characterize entire communities of microbes bypassing the need for culturing individual bacterial members. One major goal of metagenomic studies is to identify specific functional adaptations of microbial communities to their habitats. The functional profile and the abundances for a sample can be estimated by mapping metagenomic sequences to the global...
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[texts]Conservation and loss of ribosomal RNA gene sites in diploid and polyploid Fragaria (Rosaceae). (Volume 11) - Liu, Bo
This article is from BMC Plant Biology, volume 11.AbstractBackground: The genus Fragaria comprises species at ploidy levels ranging from diploid (2n = 2x = 14) to decaploid (2n = 10x = 70). Fluorescence in situ hybridization with 5S and 25S rDNA probes was performed to gather cytogenetic information that illuminates genomic divergence among different taxa at multiple ploidy levels, as well as to explore the evolution of ribosomal RNA genes during polyploidization in Fragaria...
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[texts]3,11-Dibromo-14-(4-chloro-phen-yl)-14H-dibenzo[a,j]xanthene dimethyl-formamide monosolvate. (Volume 68) - Song, Yong Bin
This article is from Acta Crystallographica Section E: Structure Reports Online, volume 68.AbstractIn the title compound, C27H15Br2ClO·C3H7NO, the xanthene moiety has a flattened boat conformation with a folding angle between the naphthalene units of 9.46 (3)°. The mean planes of the xanthene system and its 4-chloro­phenyl substituent are nearly perpendicular [dihedral angle = 89.43 (5)°]. The dimethyl­formamide solvent mol­ecule is disordered over two sets of sites with an occupancy r...
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[texts]General peroxidase activity of a parallel G-quadruplex-hemin DNAzyme formed by Pu39WT - a mixed G-quadruplex forming sequence in the Bcl-2 P1 promoter. (Volume 8) - Liu, Bo
This article is from Chemistry Central Journal, volume 8.AbstractBackground: A 39-base-pair sequence (Pu39WT) located 58 to 19 base pairs upstream of the Bcl-2 P1 promoter has been implicated in the formation of an intramolecular mixed G-quadruplex structure and is believed to play a major role in the regulation of bcl-2 transcription. However, an extensive functional exploration requires further investigation...
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[texts]BRCA1 regulates insulin-like growth factor 1 receptor levels in ovarian cancer. (Volume 7) - LIU, BO
This article is from Oncology Letters, volume 7.AbstractBreast cancer 1 (BRCA1) and insulin-like growth factor 1 receptor (IGF1R) are critical in ovarian cancer progression. However, the crosstalk between the BRCA1 and IGF1R signaling pathways in ovarian cancer remains largely unknown. The effects of BRCA1 on IGF1R were assessed in 121 serous ovarian cancer patients (BRCA1 mutation, n=30; non-BRCA1 mutation, n=32; hypermethylated BRCA1 promoter, n=28; and non-methylation, n=31)...
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[texts]RNA-Seq-Based Analysis of Cold Shock Response in Thermoanaerobacter tengcongensis, a Bacterium Harboring a Single Cold Shock Protein Encoding Gene. (Volume 9) - Liu, Bo
This article is from PLoS ONE, volume 9.AbstractBackground: Although cold shock responses and the roles of cold shock proteins in microorganisms containing multiple cold shock protein genes have been well characterized, related studies on bacteria possessing a single cold shock protein gene have not been reported. Thermoanaerobacter tengcongensis MB4, a thermophile harboring only one known cold shock protein gene (TtescpC), can survive from 50° to 80°C, but has poor natural competence under co...
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[texts]Astrocyte elevated gene-1 regulates osteosarcoma cell invasion and chemoresistance via endothelin-1/endothelin A receptor signaling. (Volume 5) - LIU, BO
This article is from Oncology Letters, volume 5.AbstractAstrocyte elevated gene-1 (AEG-1) and endothelin-1 (ET-1)/endothelin A receptor (ETAR) signaling have been demonstrated to be important in osteosarcoma (OS) progression. In the present study, we explored the interaction between AEG-1 and ET-1/ETAR signaling in OS cells, and investigated the mechanism(s) through which the functional interaction may impact OS cell invasion and chemoresistance...
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[texts]DNACLUST: accurate and efficient clustering of phylogenetic marker genes. (Volume 12) - Ghodsi, Mohammadreza
This article is from BMC Bioinformatics, volume 12.AbstractBackground: Clustering is a fundamental operation in the analysis of biological sequence data. New DNA sequencing technologies have dramatically increased the rate at which we can generate data, resulting in datasets that cannot be efficiently analyzed by traditional clustering methods.This is particularly true in the context of taxonomic profiling of microbial communities through direct sequencing of phylogenetic markers (e.g...
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[texts]Simulation of EO-1 Hyperion Data from ALI Multispectral Data Based on the Spectral Reconstruction Approach. (Volume 9) - Liu, Bo
This article is from Sensors (Basel, Switzerland), volume 9.AbstractData simulation is widely used in remote sensing to produce imagery for a new sensor in the design stage, for scale issues of some special applications, or for testing of novel algorithms. Hyperspectral data could provide more abundant information than traditional multispectral data and thus greatly extend the range of remote sensing applications...
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[texts]UCN-01 induces S and G2/M cell cycle arrest through the p53/p21waf1 or CHK2/CDC25C pathways and can suppress invasion in human hepatoma cell lines. (Volume 13) - Wu, Guoyi
This article is from BMC Cancer, volume 13.AbstractBackground: UCN-01 (7-hydroxystaurosporine), a protein kinase inhibitor, has attracted a great deal of attention as a potent antitumour agent. Several clinical trials of UCN-01 alone or in combination with other agents for different tumour types are currently underway, and some of these trials have had positive results. Hepatocellular carcinoma has high incidence rates and is associated with poor prognosis and high mortality rates...
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[texts](S)-5-Oxo-N-phenyl-pyrrolidine-2-carboxamide. (Volume 67) - Qin, Wei-Yan
This article is from Acta Crystallographica Section E: Structure Reports Online, volume 67.AbstractThe title compound, C11H12N2O2, shows an S configuration, in which the pyrrolidinone ring is twisted with respect to the phenyl plane, making a dihedral angle of 70.73 (7)°. In the crystal, mol­ecules are linked by N—H⋯O hydrogen bonds, building up a layer parallel to (001).
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[texts]DBatVir: the database of bat-associated viruses. (Volume 2014) - Chen, Lihong
This article is from Database: The Journal of Biological Databases and Curation, volume 2014.AbstractEmerging infectious diseases remain a significant threat to public health. Most emerging infectious disease agents in humans are of zoonotic origin. Bats are important reservoir hosts of many highly lethal zoonotic viruses and have been implicated in numerous emerging infectious disease events in recent years...
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[texts]Intelligent Control of a Sensor-Actuator System via Kernelized Least-Squares Policy Iteration. (Volume 12) - Liu, Bo
This article is from Sensors (Basel, Switzerland), volume 12.AbstractIn this paper a new framework, called Compressive Kernelized Reinforcement Learning (CKRL), for computing near-optimal policies in sequential decision making with uncertainty is proposed via incorporating the non-adaptive data-independent Random Projections and nonparametric Kernelized Least-squares Policy Iteration (KLSPI). Random Projections are a fast, non-adaptive dimensionality reduction framework in which high-dimensional...
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[texts]?-2,5-Dihy-droxy-terephthalato-bis-[tri-aqua-(1,10-phenanthroline)zinc] dihy-droxy-terephthalate. (Volume 68) - Liu, Hong
This article is from Acta Crystallographica Section E: Structure Reports Online, volume 68.AbstractIn the title compound, [Zn2(C8H4O6)(C12H8N2)2(H2O)6](C8H4O6), the complete ions of both the binuclear dication and the dianion are generated by crystallographic inversion symmetry. The Zn atom is bonded to an N,N′-bidentate phenanthroline ligand, three water moleules and an O-mono­denate 2,5-dihy­droxy­terephthalate dianion...
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[texts]Endothelin A Receptor Antagonism Enhances Inhibitory Effects of Anti-Ganglioside GD2 Monoclonal Antibody on Invasiveness and Viability of Human Osteosarcoma Cells. (Volume 9) - Liu, Bo
This article is from PLoS ONE, volume 9.AbstractEndothelin-1 (ET-1)/endothelin A receptor (ETAR) signaling is important for osteosarcoma (OS) progression. Monoclonal antibodies (mAbs) targeting ganglioside GD2 reportedly inhibit tumor cell viability independent of the immune system. A recent study suggests that ganglioside GD2 may play an important role in OS progression. In the present study, we for the first time explored the effects of anti-GD2 mAb alone or in combination with ETAR antagonist...
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[texts]Tooth wear in aging people: an investigation of the prevalence and the influential factors of incisal/occlusal tooth wear in northwest China. (Volume 14) - Liu, Bo
This article is from BMC Oral Health, volume 14.AbstractBackground: The aim of this study was to estimate the prevalence of tooth wear in the aging population of northwest China and to investigate the factors associated with such tooth wear. Methods: Cross-sectional analytic clinical and questionnaire study was performed in 704 participants who had a mean age of 46.5 ± 0.2 SD and of which 367(52.13%) were males and 337(47.87%) female...
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[texts]Accurate and fast estimation of taxonomic profiles from metagenomic shotgun sequences. (Volume 12) - Liu, Bo
This article is from BMC Genomics, volume 12.AbstractBackground: A major goal of metagenomics is to characterize the microbial composition of an environment. The most popular approach relies on 16S rRNA sequencing, however this approach can generate biased estimates due to differences in the copy number of the gene between even closely related organisms, and due to PCR artifacts. The taxonomic composition can also be determined from metagenomic shotgun sequencing data by matching individual read...
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[texts]A key role for STIM1 in store operated calcium channel activation in airway smooth muscle. (Volume 7) - Peel, Samantha E
This article is from Respiratory Research, volume 7.AbstractBackground: Control of cytosolic calcium plays a key role in airway myocyte function. Changes in intracellular Ca2+ stores can modulate contractile responses, modulate proliferation and regulate synthetic activity. Influx of Ca2+ in non excitable smooth muscle is believed to be predominantly through store operated channels (SOC) or receptor operated channels (ROC)...
[texts][?-14,29-Di-tert-butyl-3,10,18,25-tetra-azatpenta-cyclo-[,16.04,9.019,2 4]dotriaconta-1(31),4,6,8,12(32),14,16,19,21,23,27,29-dodeca-ene-31,32-diol-ato]b is-[(nitrato-?2O,O?)zinc(II)]. (Volume 65) - Fan, Li-Jing
This article is from Acta Crystallographica Section E: Structure Reports Online, volume 65.AbstractIn the title centrosymmetric dinuclear zinc(II) complex, [Zn2(C36H42N4O2)(NO3)2], the ZnII atom has a distorted octa­hedral geometry, defined by two N atoms and two O atoms from the macrocyclic ligand and two O atoms from a chelating nitrate anion and are bridged by two phenolate O atoms, forming a four-membered Zn2O2 ring.
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[texts]Diaqua-[(E)-2-(2-oxidobenzyl-idene-amino)-2-phenyl-acetato]zinc(II) dimethyl sulfoxide monosolvate. (Volume 65) - You, Jun
This article is from Acta Crystallographica Section E: Structure Reports Online, volume 65.AbstractIn the title compound, [Zn(C15H11NO3)(H2O)2]·C2H6OS, the Zn(II) ion is coordinated by two O atoms and one N atom of the deprotonated chelate ligand and two water mol­ecules in a distorted trigonal bipyramidal coordination environment. A linear supra­molecular structure built from O—H⋯O hydrogen bonds runs parallel to [100].
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[texts]2,5-Diphenyl-2,5,6,8-tetra-hydro-1,2,4-triazolo[3,4-c][1,4]oxazin-4-ium hexa-fluorido-phosphate. (Volume 64) - Wu, Jie
This article is from Acta Crystallographica Section E: Structure Reports Online, volume 64.AbstractThe title compound, C17H16N3O+·PF6−, is a chiral bicyclic 1,2,4-triazolium salt. In the crystal packing, C—H⋯O and C—H⋯F hydrogen bonds and P—F⋯π contacts [4.078 (11)–4.163 (11) Å, involving the triazolium ring] play an important role in enhancing the stability of the crystal structure.
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[texts]6-(4-Methyl-phen-yl)-2,10-dioxo-3,9-dioxa-6-aza-1(1,1?)-ferrocenacyclo-deca-phane . (Volume 66) - Leng, Xin
This article is from Acta Crystallographica Section E: Structure Reports Online, volume 66.AbstractIn the title compound, [Fe(C23H23NO4)], the two cyclo­penta­dienyl (Cp) rings are nearly parallel, with a dihedral angle of 2.1 (1)°. The distance between the centroids of the Cp rings is 3.277 (8) Å. The relative orientation of the two Cp rings is characterized by a torsion angle of −64.3 (3)° defined by the two centroids and two substituted atoms.
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[texts]Eating from the wild: diversity of wild edible plants used by Tibetans in Shangri-la region, Yunnan, China. (Volume 9) - Ju, Yan
This article is from Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, volume 9.AbstractBackground: Locally harvested wild edible plants (WEPs) provide food as well as cash income for indigenous people and are of great importance in ensuring global food security. Some also play a significant role in maintaining the productivity and stability of traditional agro-ecosystems. Shangri-la region of Yunnan Province, SW China, is regarded as a biodiversity hotspot...
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[texts]Photonic bandgap of inverse opals prepared from core-shell spheres. (Volume 7) - Liu, Bo-Tau
This article is from Nanoscale Research Letters, volume 7.AbstractIn this study, we synthesized monodispersed polystyrene (PS)-silica core-shell spheres with various shell thicknesses for the fabrication of photonic crystals. The shell thickness of the spheres was controlled by various additions of tetraethyl orthosilicate during the shell growth process. The shrinkage ratio of the inverse opal photonic crystals prepared from the core-shell spheres was significantly reduced from 14.7% to within ...
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[texts]2-(Anthracen-9-yl)-10-meth-oxy-benzo[h]quinoline acetone hemisolvate. (Volume 68) - Dong, Zhenming
This article is from Acta Crystallographica Section E: Structure Reports Online, volume 68.AbstractThe asymmetric unit of the title structure, C28H19NO·0.5C3H6O, comprises one 2-(anthracen-9-yl)-10-meth­oxy­benzo[h]­quinoline mol­ecule and an acteone mol­ecule with an occupany of 0.5. The solvent mol­ecule is disordered around a centre of symmetry. Its occupancy was determined from NMR data and kept fixed during the refinement...
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[texts]1,3,3-Tribenzyl-indolin-2-one. (Volume 67) - Liu, Yufang
This article is from Acta Crystallographica Section E: Structure Reports Online, volume 67.AbstractIn the title compound, C29H25NO, the dihedral angles between the indolin-2-one ring system and the three benzene rings are 62.78 (9), 31.69 (9) and 80.94 (9)°.
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[texts]Draft Genome Sequence of Biocontrol Bacterium Brevibacillus brevis Strain FJAT-0809-GLX. (Volume 1) - Che, Jianmei
This article is from Genome Announcements, volume 1.AbstractBrevibacillus brevis strain FJAT-0809-GLX had significant inhibition on many plant and animal pathogens. The draft genome sequence of B. brevis FJAT-0809-GLX is 6 Mb in size and consists of 5,677 genes (protein-coding sequences [CDS]), with an average length of 933 bp and a G+C content of 47.30%. Compared with the published B. brevis strain NBRC 100599, 618 specific genes were identified in the strain FJAT-0809-GLX.
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[texts]Differential Effects of Tautomycetin and Its Derivatives on Protein Phosphatase Inhibition, Immunosuppressive Function and Antitumor Activity. (Volume 16) - Niu, Mingshan
This article is from The Korean Journal of Physiology & Pharmacology : Official Journal of the Korean Physiological Society and the Korean Society of Pharmacology, volume 16.AbstractIn the present work, we studied the structure-activity relationship (SAR) of tautomycetin (TMC) and its derivatives. Further, we demonstrated the correlation between the immunosuppressive fuction, anticancer activity and protein phosphatase type 1 (PP1) inhibition of TMC and its derivatives...
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[texts]Preparation and characterization of ZnO microcantilever for nanoactuation. (Volume 7) - Wang, Peihong
This article is from Nanoscale Research Letters, volume 7.AbstractZinc oxide [ZnO] thin films are deposited using a radiofrequency magnetron sputtering method under room temperature. Its crystalline quality, surface morphology, and composition purity are characterized by X-ray diffraction [XRD], atomic force microscopy [AFM], field-emission scanning electron microscopy [FE-SEM], and energy-dispersive X-ray spectroscopy [EDS]...
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[texts]Targeting autophagic pathways for cancer drug discovery. (Volume 32) - Liu, Bo
This article is from Chinese Journal of Cancer, volume 32.AbstractAutophagy, an evolutionarily conserved lysosomal degradation process, has drawn an increasing amount of attention in recent years for its role in a variety of human diseases, such as cancer. Notably, autophagy plays an important role in regulating several survival and death signaling pathways that determine cell fate in cancer. To date, substantial evidence has demonstrated that some key autophagic mediators, such as autophagy-rel...
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[texts]Seeds used for Bodhi beads in China. (Volume 10) - Li, Feifei
This article is from Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, volume 10.AbstractBackground: Bodhi beads are a Buddhist prayer item made from seeds. Bodhi beads have a large and emerging market in China, and demand for the beads has particularly increased in Buddhism regions, especially Tibet. Many people have started to focus on and collect Bodhi beads and to develop a Bodhi bead culture. But no research has examined the source plants of Bodhi beads...
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[texts]Self-Learning Variable Structure Control for a Class of Sensor-Actuator Systems. (Volume 12) - Chen, Sanfeng
This article is from Sensors (Basel, Switzerland), volume 12.AbstractVariable structure strategy is widely used for the control of sensor-actuator systems modeled by Euler-Lagrange equations. However, accurate knowledge on the model structure and model parameters are often required for the control design. In this paper, we consider model-free variable structure control of a class of sensor-actuator systems, where only the online input and output of the system are available while the mathematic m...
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[texts]Regulation of DNA methyltransferase 1 transcription in BRCA1-mutated breast cancer: a novel crosstalk between E2F1 motif hypermethylation and loss of histone H3 lysine 9 acetylation. (Volume 13) - Li, Da
This article is from Molecular Cancer, volume 13.AbstractBackground: DNA methyltransferase 1 (DNMT1) plays a critical role in breast cancer progression. However, the epigenetic mechanism regulating DNMT1 expression remains largely unknown. Methods: Epigenetic regulation of DNMT1 was assessed in 85 invasive ductal carcinomas from BRCA1 mutation carriers. Association between clinicopathological features and DNMT1 promoter methylation was determined using Fisher’s exact test...
[texts]Anthocyanin biosynthetic genes in Brassica rapa. (Volume 15) - Guo, Ning
This article is from BMC Genomics, volume 15.AbstractBackground: Anthocyanins are a group of flavonoid compounds. As a group of important secondary metabolites, they perform several key biological functions in plants. Anthocyanins also play beneficial health roles as potentially protective factors against cancer and heart disease. To elucidate the anthocyanin biosynthetic pathway in Brassica rapa, we conducted comparative genomic analyses between Arabidopsis thaliana and B...
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[texts]Deoxyuridines from the Marine Sponge Associated Actinomycete Streptomyces microflavus. (Volume 9) - Li, Ke
This article is from Marine Drugs, volume 9.AbstractOne new nucleoside derivative, named 3-acetyl-5-methyl-2′-deoxyuridine (1), along with two known compounds 3,5-dimethyl-2′-deoxyuridine (2) and 3-methyl-2′-deoxyuridine (3), were isolated from the cultures of Streptomyces microflavus. This strain was an associated actinomycete isolated from the marine sponge Hymeniacidon perlevis collected from the coast of Dalian (China)...
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[texts]Differential affects of low glucose on the macroheterogeneity and microheterogeneity of glycosylation in CHO-EG2 camelid monoclonal antibodies. (Volume 7) - Liu, Bo
This article is from BMC Proceedings, volume 7.AbstractNone
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[texts]Apoptosis and Pro-inflammatory Cytokine Response of Mast Cells Induced by Influenza A Viruses. (Volume 9) - Liu, Bo
This article is from PLoS ONE, volume 9.AbstractThe pathogenesis of the influenza A virus has been investigated heavily, and both the inflammatory response and apoptosis have been found to have a definitive role in this process. The results of studies performed by the present and other groups have indicated that mast cells may play a role in the severity of the disease. To further investigate cellular responses to influenza A virus infection, apoptosis and inflammatory response were studied in m...
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[texts]Monocyte Chemoattractant Protein-1 (MCP-1) Regulates Macrophage Cytotoxicity in Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm. (Volume 9) - Wang, Qiwei
This article is from PLoS ONE, volume 9.AbstractAims: In abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA), macrophages are detected in the proximity of aortic smooth muscle cells (SMCs). We have previously demonstrated in a murine model of AAA that apoptotic SMCs attract monocytes and other leukocytes by producing MCP-1. Here we tested whether infiltrating macrophages also directly contribute to SMC apoptosis. Methods and Results: Using a SMC/RAW264.7 macrophage co-culture system, we demonstrated that MCP-1-prim...
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[texts]Knockdown of LGR5 suppresses the proliferation of glioma cells in vitro and in vivo. (Volume 31) - WANG, DONGLIANG
This article is from Oncology Reports, volume 31.AbstractLeucine-rich repeat containing G protein-coupled receptor 5 (LGR5), one of the target genes of the Wnt signaling pathway, has recently been identified as a marker for brain cancer stem-like cells. However, the role of LGR5 in glioma is poorly understood. The aim of the present study was to investigate the relationship between LGR5 expression and pathological grade in glioma, and the impact of LGR5 on the proliferation of glioma cells in vi...
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[texts]Complete Genome Sequence of Neisseria meningitidis Serogroup A Strain NMA510612, Isolated from a Patient with Bacterial Meningitis in China. (Volume 2) - Zhang, Yan
This article is from Genome Announcements, volume 2.AbstractSerogroup A meningococcal strains have been involved in several pandemics and a series of epidemics worldwide in the past. Determination of the genome sequence of the prevalent genotype strain will help us understand the genetic background of the evolutionary and epidemiological properties of these bacteria. We sequenced the complete genome of Neisseria meningitidis NMA510612, a clinical isolate from a patient with meningococcal meningi...
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[texts]Exploring the complex mechanical properties of xanthan scaffolds by AFM-based force spectroscopy. (Volume 5) - Liang, Hao
This article is from Beilstein Journal of Nanotechnology, volume 5.AbstractThe polysaccharide xanthan has been extensively studied owing to its potential application in tissue engineering. In this paper, xanthan scaffold structures were investigated by atomic force microscope (AFM) in liquid, and the mechanical properties of the complex xanthan structures were investigated by using AFM-based force spectroscopy (FS)...
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[texts]Acquired defects in CFTR-dependent ?-adrenergic sweat secretion in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. (Volume 15) - Courville, Clifford A
This article is from Respiratory Research, volume 15.AbstractRationale: Smoking-induced chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is associated with acquired systemic cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR) dysfunction. Recently, sweat evaporimetry has been shown to efficiently measure β-adrenergic sweat rate and specifically quantify CFTR function in the secretory coil of the sweat gland...
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[texts]The safety and usefulness of neutron brachytherapy and external beam radiation in the treatment of patients with gastroesophageal junction adenocarcinoma with or without chemotherapy. (Volume 9) - Wang, Qifeng
This article is from Radiation Oncology (London, England), volume 9.AbstractPurpose: To assess the safety and usefulness of neutron brachytherapy (NBT) as an adjuvant in the treatment of patients with gastroesophageal junction adenocarcinoma (GEJAC) with external beam radiation (EBRT), with or without chemotherapy. Methods and Materials: In total, 197 patients with localized, advanced GEJAC received EBRT and NBT with or without chemotherapy...
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